Mata.co.id – Who does not know the beauty of tourist attractions in East Java this one. Mount Bromo is an active volcano located on the border of Lumajang, Malang, Pasuruan and Probolinggo districts. The mountain that has a height of 2392 m asl is very fascinating for anyone who comes to visit it, supported by several tourist attractions around it make this mountain as a unique and cool sights.
Bromo Mountain itself is much spelled out by many people as East Java Icon, is physically this mountain is not as big as other mountains in East Java, such as Mount Semeru, Mount Argopuro, Mount Arjuno and other mountains, but its beautiful charm has echoed not only in Indonesia even to foreign countries.
Mount Bromo is included in the area of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) and the name of Mount Bromo itself is said to derive from the word Brahma which is one of the gods according to Hindu beliefs. Hinduism itself is a belief that is widely embraced by the community around the tourist attractions in Java This East. The population around Mount Bromo is widely known by the name of the Tengger tribe, the tribe of the Javanese race which is descended from the kingdom of Majapahit.
To enjoy the view of Mount Bromo itself usually the tourists will go to View Point first, View Point is a place that is used to see the sunrise and the beauty of Mount Bromo from a height. There are five places that can be used to see the view of Mount Bromo through the top of the hill, including Pananjakan 1, Sruni Point, Bukit Cinta, Bukit KingKong and Puncak B29. but for Peak B29 it is somewhat distant from the other four view points, and this place is a newly developed place to be a view point.
History of Mount Bromo
Bromo mountain history never separated with the legend of Joko Seger and Roro Anteng, this story develops from generation to generation till now. it is said that this legend is a legend of the formation of the crater of Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and the sea of sand that is around Bromo caldera, the short history is as follows.
In ancient times, when the Majapahit kingdom experienced turmoil because of many attacks that threaten the kingdom, majapahit residents confused to find a safe place. in the middle of the road they finally split into two groups, the one to the usage around Bromo with the group leader is King and Empress and the other to the island of Bali.
After a few decades the people who lived in Bromo began to adjust to the environment, until finally born a baby of King and Empress couples named Roro Anteng. and not far from where the King and Empress lived also born a baby boy from Brahmana descendants named Joko Seger.
Mount Bromo, East Java Tourism Most Famous
After they grew up, the two boys fell in love, but in the course of their love story there was a giant who tried to separate them both, by applying Roro Anteng by force, but Roro Anteng was unwilling and refusing in a subtle way, asked for a condition to make a lake on Mount Bromo with only one night.
Terms were received and on the process of the lake is almost complete, the Giant was thwarted by the ruse Roro Anteng. The giant went berserk and threw the coconut shell used to sweep the lake. and supposedly coconut shell was enlarged to form a mountain Batok, while the lake was turned into a crater of the mountain.
That is a brief legend about the origin of the formation of Mount Bromo which is a tourist icon in East Java.
Trip Route To Tour Mount Bromo
To be able to arrive and enjoy the beauty of Mount Bromo tourists can choose several existing transportation routes. this tourist area is very easy to reach, if you come from outside East Java, you can transit first in Surabaya can at Airport or Railway Station. then you can continue the journey to the route or path below. The path that can be passed to Mount Bromo is as follows:
1. Line from Lumajang District
If you pass the path from Lumajang district, you can take the journey from Lumajang city to the district of senduro, from here you can continue the journey to the village of Ranu Pane, and then through the hill to the tourist area of Bromo through Jemplang area. when you reach Jemplang you can see the view of Mount Bromo from a distance.
2. Path from Malang
For the path that goes through Malang, you can travel from Malang to the district Tumpang – Kab. Malang, from here your journey will be forwarded to the village of Bulak Klakah, and will meet with the path through Lumajang, which is Jemplang area and then continue through the savanna mountain Bromo
3. Path from Pasuruan
Pasuruan Street is the third path that can be passed if you will visit Mount Bromo, Your journey can start from the city of Pasuruan to the district Wonorejo, from here you can proceed to the district of Warung Dowo and then to the district Tosari, Tosari district, you continue to go to Wonokitri village. then proceed to Penanjakan Mount Bromo
4. Path from Probolinggo
Probolinggo line itself is the main route to the Tourist Places in East Java, this path is a favorite path of the tourists, you will be able to enjoy the natural beauty during a trip to Mount Bromo. if you choose to pass the Probolinggo route, from Surabaya your journey will be forwarded to Pasuruan district, down the coast road and then go Probolinggo district. then you will find the crossroads Tongas subdistrict and continued to kecamatan Lumbang, for those of you who still have time and want to visit other attractions, here you can stop by the tourist attractions Madakaipura Waterfall.
After arriving at kecamatan Lumbang, your journey continues to Sukapura subdistrict then follow the road to the village of Cemoro Lawang and this is the main entrance to enter the mountain area of Bromo.